Sep 14th 2019

Shutting the gate | China says Hong Kong’s protesters have the mainland in their sights

Shutting the gate | China says Hong Kong’s protesters have the mainland in their sights

In the neighbouring province of Guangdong, many people have surprisingly little sympathy for them “I CAN SYMPATHISE with the protesters in Hong Kong,” says a young saleswoman from Guangdong province, which borders on the territory. “The rule of law, greater democracy—these are good things to be demanding,” she adds, attributing her views to an “open mind” and …